A Dramatic Turnaround: Legal Assistance Helps Families and Improves Test Scores

CBS NEWS
MARK STRASSMANN
MARCH 23, 2018


Research finds that when students change schools they’re more likely to be less engaged, which could lower their grades and increase the risk they will drop out of high school. A promising new program for low-income students and their families at Atlanta’s Thomasville Heights elementary school has cut the student turnover rate by nearly half.

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